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Study: Big legal need among low-income Tennesseans

November 26th, 2014 9:23 am by Associated Press

According to a news release from the Tennessee Supreme Court, respondents cited conflicts with creditors and landlords, problems obtaining or paying for health care, and difficulties with government benefits.

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Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

November 26th, 2014 10:30 pm by Associated Press

Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when officer Darren Wilson finished him off. Still others acknowledged changing their stories or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all.

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Stock market inches to record ahead of holiday

Stock market inches to record ahead of holiday

November 26th, 2014 4:56 pm by Associated Press

"This seems to be a classic holiday plateau," said Kristina Hooper, head of US Capital Markets Research & Strategy for Allianz Global Investors. "Probably, we are not going to get any focus until we come back on Monday."

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Health insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls

Health insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls

November 26th, 2014 3:43 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer

The Obama administration will promote health insurance coverage at shopping malls starting on Black Friday and continuing through the busiest shopping days of the holiday season, officials announced Wednesday.

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AAA: 9 in 10 plan on purchasing holiday gifts this year, but almost 3 in 1 waited until November

AAA: 9 in 10 plan on purchasing holiday gifts this year, but almost 3 in 1 waited until November

November 26th, 2014 2:06 pm by Rick Wagner

Consumer Pulse Holiday Shopping survey also found 24 percent began holiday shopping before November.

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Black Friday overshadowed by Thanksgiving, other shopping days

Black Friday overshadowed by Thanksgiving, other shopping days

November 26th, 2014 2:05 pm by Rick Wagner

Holidays deals coming earlier and earlier, with research showing more deals on Thanksgiving Day than Black Friday.

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Black Friday gun buys test background check system

Black Friday gun buys test background check system

November 26th, 2014 10:46 am by MATT STROUD, Associated Press

In the U.S., there are nine guns for every 10 people. Someone is killed with a firearm every 16 minutes. And every minute, gun shops make about 40 new requests for criminal background checks on people wanting weapons.

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Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US

Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US

November 26th, 2014 9:23 am by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis su

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The reasons why holiday shoppers will spend cautiously

The reasons why holiday shoppers will spend cautiously

November 26th, 2014 8:09 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and CHRIS RUGABER, AP Business Writers

Gas prices may be hovering at a four-year low, but Americans are paying more for food, health care and other costs. Unemployment is low, too, but then so is wage growth.

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Cabelas to begin work on Bristol facility next week

Cabelas to begin work on Bristol facility next week

November 25th, 2014 10:16 pm by Staff report

Cabela's 82,000-square-foot store will serve as the anchor tenant of The Falls, which hopes to develop approximately 1.5 million square feet of retail space.

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Ferguson officer: 'I know I did my job right'

Ferguson officer: 'I know I did my job right'

November 25th, 2014 9:05 pm by Associated Press

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he couldn't have done anything differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown to have prevented the 18-year-old's shooting death.

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